Meaningful Childhood Friends Quotes To Celebrate Lasting Friendships

Meaningful Childhood Friends Quotes To Celebrate Lasting Friendships
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Childhood friends are amongst the most precious treasures that anyone could have. We put together a list of the best childhood friends quotes that resonate with deep meaning. 

Friendships are amazing gems and the some of the most amazing of them all are those that are made in childhood. Many of these friendships can last a lifetime, through thick and thin.

To celebrate these wonderful bonds, here are some of the best childhood friends quotes. 

Childhood Friends Quotes that Celebrate Lasting Bonds

Childhood Friends Quotes that Celebrate Lasting Bonds

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1. “Growing apart doesn’t change the fact that for a long time we grew side by side; our roots will always be tangled. I’m glad for that.” – Ally Condie

2. “You never forget the neighborhood kids that you grew up with.” – Unknown

3. “Friendships in childhood are usually a matter of chance, whereas in adolescence they are most often a matter of choice.” – David Elkind

4. “Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It’s not something you learn in school. But if you haven’t learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven’t learned anything.” – Muhammad Ali

5. “Friends that have known us since we were children help keep us youthful, no matter how old we may be.”

6. “We didn’t realize we were making memories, we just knew we were having fun.” – Winnie The Pooh

7. “When we were young, we made memories that solidified who we’d become, and tied our lives together permanently.” – Unknown

8. “No distance of place or lapse of time can lessen the friendship of those who are thoroughly persuaded of each other’s worth.”

9. “The friendships you make in your childhood are the ones that you will miss the most when you are an adult.” – Unknown

10. “Childhood friends understand us better than anyone else and always know how to make us smile.”

11. “The best mirror is an old friend.” — George Herbert

12. “Childhood friends are the benchmark of our lives, no matter where we go, what we do. They will always come by and take you to the place where you belong.” — Burhan Din Wani

13. “You don’t have to have anything in common with people you’ve known since you were five. With old friends, you’ve got your whole life in common.” — Lyle Lovett

14. “The most beautiful discovery true friends make is that they can grow separately without growing apart.” — Elisabeth Foley

15. “Beautiful memories are like old friends. They may not always be on your mind, but they are forever in your heart.” — Susan Gale

16. “Beta decay was… like a dear old friend. There would always be a special place in my heart reserved especially for it.” — Chien-Shiung Wu

17. “Wishing to be friends is quick work, but friendship is a slow ripening fruit.” — Aristotle

18. “Remember that the most valuable antiques are dear old friends.” — H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

19. “Age appears to be best in four things; old wood best to burn, old wine to drink, old friends to trust, and old authors to read.” — Francis Bacon

20. “If you have two friends in your lifetime, you’re lucky. If you have one good friend, you’re more than lucky.” — S. E. Hinton

21. “All of my friends, I consider childhood friends because we met when I was probably 13, and I’m still friends with them today. It’s nice that I have that core group.” — Rachel Bilson

22. “There’s something about childhood friends that you just can’t replace” — Lisa Whelchel

23. “New friends may be poems but old friends are alphabets. Don’t forget the alphabets because you will need them to read the poems.” — William Shakespeare

24. “You don’t have to have anything in common with your childhood friends; you’ve got your whole life in common.”

25. “I look to the sea, reflections in the waves spark my memory. Some happy, some sad, I think of childhood friends, and the dreams we had in our world.” — Styx

26. “So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good.” — Helen Keller

27. “Even as my childhood friends and I change, we’ll always be the same to each other.”

28. “Childhood friends aren’t just friends, they’re family.”

29. “Your childhood friendships may have passed, but the memories you made together are forever.”

30. “There’s something about childhood friends that you just can’t replace.” — Lisa Welchel

Quotes that Celebrate Childhood Friends

Quotes that Celebrate Childhood Friends

Growing up, the friendships forged can be some of the strongest that you have in your life. That’s all the more reason to celebrate these relationships with quotes about childhood friends.

31. “It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

32. “Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another, ‘What! You too? I thought I was the only one.”– C.S. Lewis

33. “Happiness is talking with a good friend you’ve known since childhood.”

34. “It’s an insane world, but in it, there is one sanity- the loyalty of old friends.” — Stephen Boyd

35. “Soulmates aren’t just about relationships. I like to think destiny brought my childhood friends to me and shaped me into the person I am today.”

36. “A good friend is a connection to life – a tie to the past, a road to the future, the key to sanity in a totally insane world.” — Lois Wyse

37. “Life is an awful, ugly place to not have a best friend.” — Sarah Dessen

38. “One of the things I like about looking at pictures when you’re young and also meeting back with old friends you haven’t seen in a long time is, for me, it’s a glimpse of who I was.” — Lea Thompson

39. “A friend you’ve known since childhood is one of the greatest gifts your heart will ever know.”

40. “To my childhood friend, I can honestly say it has been an honor to be your friend all these years.”

41. “Childhood friends are those friends that you may not see very often, but the moment you do it feels like yesterday.”

42. “Best friends from childhood can talk for hours about nothing at all or say everything with just one look.”

43. “Millions of memories, Thousands of jokes, Hundreds of secrets, One reason, best friends.”

44. “Our childhood may have brought us together, but we chose to be best friends.”

45. “Childhood friends make the best friends in the world.”

46. “Everyone has had an important friend at a different stage of life. But only the lucky ones have had the same friend at all stages of life.”

47. “The best childhood friendships just get better with age.”

48. “When I think of all the blessings in my life, my childhood best friend is right there at the top of the list.”

49. “A true friend is someone who thinks that you are a good egg even though he knows that you are slightly cracked.” — Bernard Meltzer

50. “I am so grateful for all my childhood friendships and all the little ways they helped shape me into the person I am today.”

51. “Good childhood friendships are hard to find, difficult to leave, and impossible to forget.”

52. “Friends you’ve had since childhood, are proof that loyalty really does exist.”

53. “Each friend represents a world in us, a world possibly not born until they arrive, and it is only by this meeting that a new world is born.” — Anais Nin

54. “As childhood friends, our paths may change as life goes along, but the bond between us will remain forever.”

55. “There’s not a word yet, for old friends who’ve just met.” — Jim Henson

56. “I would not be the person I am today without my childhood friend.”

57. “As the years roll on, I am so grateful my childhood friendships stay strong.”

58. “I love that I may not have seen my childhood friend for weeks or even months, but our friendship forever remains the same.”

59. “To my dear friend, when I look back on all my favorite childhood memories, you are always in them.”

60. “No one knows you quite as well as your best friend that you’ve known since childhood.”

More Childhood Friendship Quotes

More Childhood Friendship Quotes

Here are more quotes that celebrate the special place that childhood friends and friendships have in our lives.

61. “A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down.” — Arnold H. Glasgow

62. “Having good childhood friends is incredible, but still being friends when you’re adults, that’s magical.”

63. “Childhood friends give us the courage to discover who we are.”

64. “I love going back to my hometown and seeing my childhood friends. It keeps me grounded.”

65. “There’s no friend like someone who has known you since you were five.” — Anne Stevenson

66. “I miss the days when we would play together, and don’t get me wrong I love my adult friends, but my childhood friends are my best friends.”

67. “A true friend never gets in your way unless you happen to be going down.” — Arnold H. Glasgow

68. “There is nothing quite as treasured as the memories we make with our childhood friends.”

69. “A best friend like you, whom I’ve known since childhood, is a wonderful gift. There have been at least a thousand times when I have thanked God for you.”

70. “Childhood friendships are a vault of childhood memories and nostalgia that cannot be easily deleted.”

71. “Childhood friends are a gift that lasts a lifetime.”

72. “When you have a best friend from childhood, you have a friend for life.”

73. “Ten minutes with a genuine friend is better than years spent with anyone less.” — Crystal Woods

74. “Childhood is when you plant the seeds of friendship and the true ones grow over time.” – Lester Ng

75. “Childhood friends are few and precious.”

76. “Friendships that last are those that should come first.”

77. “Old friends are those who know you best.”

78. “Friends that stand the test of time are those you can rely on.”

79. “Childhood friends know you for who you were going to be.”

80. “Childhood friendships are those you look back at most fondly.”

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